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Ethics

The Florida Senate declines to confirm the co-founder of Moms for Liberty to the state Commission on Ethics

Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Tina Descovich to the Florida ethics commission last year. The position requires Senate confirmation.
Christian Ziegler

Christian Ziegler won’t face a rape charge but the voyeurism probe continues

Sarasota police said they do not have probable cause to charge former Republican Party of Florida Chair Christian Ziegler with sexual battery.
Bridget Ziegler

Police have recovered a sex video with Sarasota School Board member Bridget Ziegler, sources say

A sex video involving Sarasota School Board member Bridget Ziegler and an unidentified woman has been recovered.
banned books, First Amendment

Hernando County School Board backs ‘Moms for Liberty’ book challenges

Listen: As Florida leads the country in book bans, Hernando County School board banned or limited access to even more books at a school board meeting Tuesday. Eight books were brought before the board during...
Barbara Petersen

How a tiny non-profit startup broke the year’s biggest Florida politics story

Barbara Petersen, executive director of the Florida Center for Government Accountability, appeared on WMNF WaveMakers.
Christian Ziegler

Florida GOP chief Christian Ziegler plans to remain in his post despite a rape investigation

Republican Party of Florida Chair Christian Ziegler indicated Saturday he does not plan to step aside from his leadership post.
Christian Ziegler

Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler, husband of Moms For Liberty cofounder, accused of sexual battery by alleged menage a trois lover

Christian Ziegler, Florida’s GOP chairman and husband of Sarasota County School Board member and Moms of Liberty co-founder Bridget Ziegler, is under criminal investigation after a woman filed a complaint with the Sarasota Police Department...
books

Members of right-wing group ‘Moms for Liberty’ call police on Florida librarians over young adult novel

Listen: Among the rise of book challenges in Florida,  members of the right-wing group Moms for Liberty called police on librarians in Florida’s panhandle. Judd Legum is the author and founder of the Popular Information...
Ethics

Ron DeSantis names a Moms for Liberty leader to a Florida ethics panel

Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed a co-founder of the group Moms for Liberty, Tina Descovich, to the Florida Commission on Ethics.
Parenting with Pride

Parenting With Pride: a new group fighting “right-wing extremism” in Florida

Parenting With Pride is Florida partnership involving groups like the Human Rights Campaign, PFLAG and Equality Florida.
UF higher education university

DeSantis: Florida goes ‘even further’ after SCOTUS ruling on affirmative action

Gov. Ron DeSantis told a Moms for Liberty convention that Florida goes “even further” than the Supreme Court ruling stopping affirmative action in college admissions.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, June 8th, 2023

LISTEN HERE: White, Marion County woman arrested after shooting Black neighbor The 58-year-old white woman suspected of shooting through a closed door and killing her Black neighbor in Marion County has been arrested. Moms for...

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